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The 1st Belarus – Africa Forum is being held in Minsk

On June 6, 2017 the President-Hotel, Minsk, held the official ceremony of opening of the 1st Belarus-Africa Forum “Belarus and Africa – new frontiers” which was organized with direct participation of the Development Bank of the Republic of Belarus and African Export - Import Bank (Afreximbank). The Forum is timed to coincide with the 27th international specialized exhibition Belagro-2017 which is being held in the same days. Among the participants of the event are the official representatives and businessmen from more than 20 African countries: ministers, leaders of large companies and banks, officials. President of Afreximbank Dr. Benedict Oramah
 Within the frames of the Forum the Development Bank made a specialized presentation of possible instruments of export financing which can be interesting to African partners.
The organizers expect that during the 2-days Forum its participants shall evaluate the prospects of bilateral cooperation, set up business relations and receive the possibility to conclude deals with the help of financial support from the Development Bank and Afreximbank.